National Health Policy 2017 is largely a repackaging of NHP 2002 with similar funding & targets. In 2002, the targets were set for 2010. Now, it is set for 2025.
Health & Fitness
So what other new infectious diseases are on the horizon? These are the ones to watch for in 2017
The maternity benefit scheme of providing Rs. 6,000 to pregnant women announced on New Year Eve is not novel as he claims.
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When more than half of India depends on private healthcare, read how demonetisation shall deepen the public health crisis in India.
India is home to some 70 million diabetic patients and the disease is fast gaining the status of a potential epidemic. Some 1 million Indians die every year because of this disease.